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Poison Prevention Week

The third week of March is proclaimed National Poison Prevention Week. This year, in 2020, it falls on March 15th through March 21st. It was created "as a means for local communities to raise…

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National Endometriosis Awareness Month

Each year in March, the Endometriosis Association dedicates the time to spread awareness about how endometriosis affects women and how it makes life more difficult for them. The organization began…

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Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month

Sponsored by the National Hemophilia Foundation, National Bleeding Disorders Awareness month takes place in March. It is an observance intended to inform people about disorders that affect the…

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Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day

February is National Heart Month, and one day, in particular, focuses on one specific heart condition that affects many people each year. February 22 is National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day,…

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Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary embolism is when a blood clot travels through the bloodstream and becomes stuck within a lung artery. Pulmonary embolism is a medical emergency that requires immediate attention.

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RSV – Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is an upper respiratory infection most commonly found in children and infants. Within the first two years of age, studies suggest that almost every child in the…

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Free Heart Check for American Heart Month!

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, representing 1 of every 3 deaths in the United States* and can be a silent killer. To commemorate and spread awareness for…

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What is the Norovirus?

Commonly referred to as the winter "Vomiting Bug", Norovirus is a term given to a group of stomach viruses that cause inflammation in the stomach and intestines.

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The Deadly Coronavirus

The novel coronavirus became a viral epidemic in China on December 31st of last year. The virus has now made its way to the United States, with one suspected case having very recently occurred in…

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